Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Production Coordinator, a member of the Development Marketing service unit, coordinates purchasing of assigned print and promotional projects for the Division of Development and the Jimmy Fund.
Maintain relationships with existing vendors to fulfill printing, mailing, and promotional item requirements, including offset, digital, and large format printing, mailing, promotional items, and apparel.
Oversee competitive bidding process for print and promotional item vendors on assigned projects.
Select vendors based on project specifications and input from Development Marketing and/or business unit colleagues.
Assist in answering technical questions from vendors, and Development Marketing Team about project specifics.
Coordinate proofing process for assigned projects, ensuring proofs are internally routed and returned to vendors in a timely manner.
Act as a liaison with print vendors and mail houses to facilitate timely, accurate mailings; facilitate prompt payment of postage invoices.
Coordinate on-time delivery, quality assurance, and proper distribution of finished products.
Attend press checks as needed.
Serve as a key member of the Development Marketing team to:
Help create the most cost-effective printing and mailing specifications for assigned jobs.
Keep the Project Log accurate and up-to-date with production specific project details.
Provide back-up support to Media and Traffic Coordinator, Development Marketing.
Source, recommend, and fulfill Division-wide orders for promotional products.
Bachelors Degree required. One to three years of experience in digital and offset print purchasing and a strong knowledge of the printing and premiums industry required.
Excellent proofreading, writing, communications, and customer service skills required. Strong organizational, relationship-building, and negotiation skills required, with proven capability to manage multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines. Literacy in Word, Excel, and project management software is necessary
This is a full time position. Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00. Some weekend and evening work may be required.